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Historical Greek Home in the center of old city Istanbul

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Adults-only Istanbul City Center vacation home with kitchen and balcony

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Beautiful four storey house in vibrant Balat- well appointed and a lovely balcony overlooking the Bosphorus

    Apr 17, 2019

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  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Dining area
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • In Istanbul City Center
  • Chora Church - 12 min walk
  • Fatih Mosque - 18 min walk
  • Historia Fatih Shopping Centre - 28 min walk
  • Rustem Pasha Mosque - 31 min walk
  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 32 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Double Bed

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About this home

The Saffron house historical Greek home and newly renovated with love and attention to the details. The house is originally 4 floors and we have nice size kitchen and dining area in the entrance floor and there is a beautiful lounge in the first floor with original ceiling and wall paintings. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms next two floor. On top floor there is also perfect balcony gets sun all afternoon over looking to Golden Horn. This house is perfect place to taste of old Istanbul. You will be so close to all main touristic attractions as well as you will feel the real feel of turkish life. Once Little Greece of Old Istanbul now becoming one of the major attraction of local and international tourist. This area is famous with colourful houses and now where third generation coffee shops and art galaries are meeting with the old and traditional taste of turkish bakeries and local restaurants.

There is full kitchen in the house for whom likes to cook in the evening. Owen, full size fridge, dish washer and washer / dryer is in the house. There are two air conditioning in the bedrooms for nice and comfortable sleep.

You will have the whole house for your self and enjoy the beautiful facilities after your long day exploring our amazing city Istanbul.

We use old and stylish furnitures and restored them the same way of the house and matching the colours of the house. There are many pieces coming from around the world during our travels and combination of old and new creates perfect place to live. Old and new facilities in the house are creating a great harmony to make you feel comfortable and relax at the same time.

What’s around


  • In Istanbul City Center
  • Chora Church - 12 min walk
  • Fatih Mosque - 18 min walk
  • Historia Fatih Shopping Centre - 28 min walk
  • Rustem Pasha Mosque - 31 min walk
  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 32 min walk
  • The Egyptian Bazaar - 34 min walk
  • Eminonu Square - 34 min walk
  • Galata Bridge - 34 min walk
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque - 34 min walk
  • New Mosque - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST) - 46 min drive
  • Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) - 62 min drive
  • YeniKapi Station - 4 min drive
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 5 min drive
  • Istanbul Kocamustafapasa Station - 5 min drive
  • Edirnekapi Station - 20 min walk
  • Sehitlik Station - 24 min walk
  • Topkapi - Ulubatli Station - 26 min walk
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

The manager


Speaks: English, Turkish

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (1507 sq ft)
  • WiFi
  • Car not required
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom - 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Separate dining area

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Books
  • Fishing nearby
  • Outlet shopping nearby
  • Cycling nearby


  • Barbecue grill
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Housekeeping (on request)

Things to know

House rules

  • Caters to adults only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

The property is provided by our partners at Vrbo, an Expedia Group company. You’ll receive a confirmation email from Vrbo once you’ve completed your booking.

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed


  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector on site.

  • This property accepts Visa and Mastercard.

Also known as

  • Historical Greek Home Center old City Istanbul


  • Private host
  • This property is managed by a private host. Private hosts offer properties for booking not as a trade, business, or profession.


  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Gabo Balat (4-min walk), Vodina Cafe (4-min walk), and Hobbit House Balat (4-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching.